A comparison of two statistical methods for spatial interpolation of Canadian monthly mean climate data

Date

2000

Authors

Price, David T
McKenney, Daniel
Nalder, Ian A
Hutchinson, Michael
Kesteven, Jennifer

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Elsevier

Abstract

Two methods for elevation-dependent spatial interpolation of climatic data from sparse weather station networks were compared. Thirty-year monthly mean minimum and maximum temperature and precipitation data from regions in western and eastern Canada were

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Keywords: comparative study; data processing; interpolation; statistical analysis; weather station; Canada ANUSPLIN; Canada; Climate; GIDS; Precipitation; Spatial interpolation; Temperature; Thin-plate smoothing spline; Topographic dependence

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Agricultural and Forest Meteorology

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Journal article

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DOI

10.1016/S0168-1923(99)00169-0

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2037-12-31